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esoh subsequent Insertion,
iduotion made Tor large Ad
W. W. BALL,
A all factions In this
iilklng of getting to
jtlng to oflice pacifica
-o/iU-emists. In Sunset
.?oss'onar recollections he
meuibers of tho house who
joining into the chamber
ag their seats very close^to
Congressman?"Can you soe the
yi Congressman?"I seo two."
/o. Thero is a fellow In every
iek who sees in plain Bon Tlll
llttlo deity; there is a follow, his
oor neighbor, who sees in Bon
n a very little devil. Those
co extremists who keep up a con
i imiss and fuss and aro determined
thero shall bo no poaeo in tho
j. Thoso aro tho fellows who in
fervor and craze of excitement ox
to ride into somo little or big of
and swig their boor and rido upon
passe? at tho expense of tho tax
?rs. Thoy seo their idol doublo
magnify him into heroic size: the
, i.firf^sagvees with thorn tboy, liko
, goodbrothor who took ono glass
>niuch, cannot soe at all.
We confidently appeal to every
linking and sonsiblo man in Laurons
uring tho coming campaign to think
qt himself and then govern hie con
hiet without passion. .
Determine whore and what the mls
'Wef is; then sottlo what" and whore
ao remedy is: thon how und where to
I Wo aro not going to got out of tho
A oods by a hurrah. Consider well and
hink throe times boforo you givo
?our8olf up to a wild Indian yell when
?public spoakor and officc-soekor is
?basting tho air and making tho
.,v,mu rTngT' "Let us - all get along
nicoly and smoothly and be govqrned
by our hottds.
A sort of half tramp mot Tiik Ad
vertiser man tho other day anil dis
missed with him tho situation; tho
un-ost, the vast armies of tho unem
ployed: the moaning of tho Coxoy
bands moving on Washington, and
other symptoms of tho unrest that at
this moment is tho prominont feature
in ull civilized lands. To tho question,
What is the troublo? ho answered cen
rulized wealth and monopoly. The
dvertiser agrocd but asked tho
:<?w tor his specific and remedy and
nen thero was a collapse. What aro
,ou going to do about it? There is
>ut one answer: stand togothor; stand
iy the Democratic party: hold hard by
;ho ancient landmarks and in tho end
./Meli may be a little oxtenuatod) all
vill bo well.
Thero was an old farmer incurably
addiotod to profanity on any and no
orovocation. His house took Uro and
ras consumed with tho contents. Pros
ltby his neighbors arrived and seeing
im sitting cool upon a stump like
Patlonco on a Monument" ono ox
ressod surprise that ho was not euss
?guround as usual. Ho answered that
3 could not do justice to the occasion,
u'rrahing, cavorting, shouting, abus
g ono anothor and cussing won't help
e case. Wo need dispassionate,
hn, cold, arctic headwork to moot
j soolal evils of thoso times. There
.o on earth a braver, truer people
an these Inhabiting the Piedmont
ills and they should not allow thom
fives bamboozled by oxclted doclama
During tho war of secession, corn
only yclept "tho lato unpleasantness''
oat Invaluablo word "skedaddle" camo
nto vogue. Its first use was attributed
fifanIrish laddio who was a Confede
rate artilloryman. His battery was
hard pressed by tho blue coats and as
thoy crowded to close quarters ho cried
out: "Glvo them grape, glvo them
moro grape!" and grapo was accord
singly administorod. Tho blue coats
got up and got, while Paddy exclaimed:
"Ah! Tho buggors, tho buggers, they
skedaddle, thoy skodaddlo." The*
thing bocamo classic.
A few days ago tho Rlngsters of tho
j S'ipromo Court decided tho Dispensary
Act tinconstltutlonal. Governor Till
1 jnun at this juncture went up to Rock
Hill to soo about tho Woman's Indus
, trial College. It was a pure matter of
business. On roturnlng and reaching
?Columbia ho found an Invitation to
Birmingham whore tho old soldiers
were rokindllng their camp fires, and
fighting tholr battles ovor. Ho wont,
taking no noto of tno order of his go
ing. And now tho Ringstors and Ami
press, and the wlokodand tho droadfiq
minority, and tho subsidized, and tho
hirelings, and those who lio in wait to
do mischief, aro saying that that great
and good man-Is Hying from tho mad
scenes, the widows' moans, tho orphan's
wail and the blood that cryoth from
tho .ground along tho wontod peaceful
abodes of tho Poo Doe. Alas, for tho
uncharitablonoss of this wicked world!
Shall a Governor have no rost!
Oldor civilizations than tho Ameri
can States have tackled the liquor
evil and othor social evils and failed.
If we have failed in our beautiful and
novol experiment, let us not take it to
heart and call bad names; let us all
get togothor, bo in good humor and
with ono heart meet the responsibili
ties of tho future. The South may woll
bo of good cheer. Thousands, and tons
of thousands of ragged, house
less and homeless unemployed and
starving men tramp tho highways
of tho rich and gulloless North.
One of our contemporaries writing of
.the dissenting opinion of Judge Pope
cites the case:'"It Is the hand of Esau
but tho voice of Jacob." Gov. Tillman
will hardly relish tho soft impeach
t.ov. Tillman is looking after Kolb
Congressman MoLaurln thinks Gov.
Till man has used his talents to good
purpose in destroying tho anciont tra
ditions and landmarks of South Caro
lina and the Governor ought now to go
to Washington as Senator and try his
a farmor sent a raw Irishman to the
woods to out and split rails. Pat
downed a tine stout gum, cut off ten
foot and went to work on it with maul
aud wedge. At noon he had made no
impression and callod on tho farmor
for a little whlskoy. Late in tho nftor
noon Pat had about exhausted his
whiskoy and muscle aud no impression
on tho gum; a cloud passing, a bolt of
lightning shattered a great oak near
by when Pat, looking to the cloud, ex
claimed: "Faith, I wish you would try
your hand on this follow."
That Is a smart young town, Flor
onco. A bar room was promptly
opened In that city, tho seller of strong
waters arrested and hold In duranco
vllo, and Attornoy Nottlos had gone to
Columbia with a habeas corpus writ,
for the Supreme Court to sign when
Gov. Tlllman stepped In, ordorod tho
man set frco and thoro was an end of
tho case. It would soom that tho Gov
ernor will havo no more decisions of
tho Court as at prcsont organized.
Jerry Simpson, tho Socklcss Kansas
Statesman is roported sick at Washing
ton and not oxpoctcd to rccovor. Jerry
was one of tho first In tho now doal of
Statesmen to acquire; nutlonal noto
riety and got It by bolng barologgod
while othors being barefaced rose to
great and sudden urgnity. lie Is said
to bo the best of good follows, has not
made a fool of himsolf in Congross and
his Illness will bo groatly regretted.
A liquor case for the Supromo Court
can bo made by some municipal olllccr
arresting a soller without llcenso and
who will not consult or bo consulted by
Governor or Attornoy General. Such
is tho suggestion of a Laurens Attor
Democratic Sonators have made a
crazy quilt of the Tariff Bill as It went
up from the House, it will pass, but is
only a slight Improvement on the Mc
It is now said that tho President will
approvo the bill removing the tax on
State Banks, and also tho Incomo Tax.
It looks liko a Democratic lovefeast.
Seven members of Congress are said
to be seriously sick. The trouble
among the constituency grows conta
Coxey as a practical April fool joke
breaks tho record.
Tillmnn and Kolb.
the governor mkt my the popu
list leader and the two in
Birmingham. Ala, April 26.?Gov
ernor B. r. Tlllman of South Carolina
arrived horo on the 1 o'clock train to
day, ostensibly to attend tho Confede
rate reunion. On tho samo train was
"W. H. Skeggs, Chairman of tho Cam
paign Committeo of tho Kolblto-popu
lite party and free silver leader.
Skeggs was en routo home from Now
As Tlllman pushed his way through
tho crowds In tho dopot ho found Capt.
r. F. Kolb, candidate of tho populists
for governor, waiting to greet him. As
Kolb Introduced himself to Tlllman
the lattor remarked: "Wo have heard
of each other before."
"Yes," replied Kolb, ;'and they will
hear of us again, yet."
Tilhnan replied in the alllrmativo.?
If they aro not. the racket around
will be tolorablo lively, and don't you
forgot lt.?Eu. Advertiser.
s. A. Ii.
One-half rato to Dallas, Tex., on ac
count Southern Baptist Convention,
May 11th, '?4. Great opportunity to
visit tho Lono Star State, via P. r. &
W. C. and S. A. L. to Atlanta, there
connecting with tho magniticent Bap
tist train composed of sleepers and
eoaohos solid and special to destination
by tho Montgomory and N. O. route.
Tickets on salo May 7th, 8th and Oth,
For furthor Information apply to,
T. J. Anderson, G. P. A., Portsmouth.
Va.: B. A. Nowland, T. P. A., Char
lotto. N. O.j or J. N. Wright, S. P. A.,
Laurons, S. Co.
BROWN'S IRON BITTER8
cures Dyspepsia, In*
digestion & Debility.
UNDER SELL IS OUR MOTTO
?We keep a full line of?
Shoes, Dry Goods, Groceries, Notions,
Hats, Millinery, Jeans, Cal
icoes, Cottonades, Woolen
Suitings, Hardware, Stoves,
and BIG LINE of
just arrived and they are Bargains
for you to share.
We have also a full line of St.
Josephs' Family Medicines which
we guarantee to be the best in the
We can give you bargains in
?^ AND >?
New Goods arriving weekly.
Call and see them, for seeing is be
We remain your faithful and
L. E. BURNS & GO.
fJ0 J. T. Garrett, Manager of
Store at Barksdale, S. C.
m0?* L. E/ Burns, Manager c-i
Store at Little Knob, S. C.
DR.~~W. H. BALL~
OFFICE OVER RATIONAL BANK, LAURENS.
OrnoB Days?Mondays and Tuesdays,
Mr a. M. E. Made
Stonewall, t. mi.
A Helpless Invalid
Kidney and Liver Trouble
and Nervous Debility
te Year* of Suffering Untied by
"0.1. Hood ft Co., I.owoll, Maos.:
"Tho effects of Hood's Barsaparllla In my csie
have been truly marvelous. It far surpasses
any other medlolno I hnv3 ever taken. For 16
years I was troubled with torpid liver, kidney
trouble and nervous debility, aud was
A Helpless Invalid.
I have boon taking Hode'i BarsaparllJa for three
months and I foci that I am ourod. I (eel better
now than I have for sixteen years. I thank
God first, for my health, and 0. 1. Hood & Co.,
socond, for Hood's Sursaparilla. I have recouv
montiod It to nil iny neighbors aud several of
them are using Hood's Karsai):1.:1!! with good
rosulls. I utn S3 years old mid it ?! bettor than I
did at 49.*' MllS. B. \YADB, Btoitewall, Tena.
Hood'o P1?3 net c;\;'. y-M promptly and
efficiently, on tho liver and bowolSt ?e.
STATE OF SOUTH CAItOIJNA,
H. G. Coleman, as Administrator of
tho Estate of I?\ D. Coloman, Plain
tiff against Othello D. Coleman and
W. H. Coleman, et. al.
All persons holding claims against
the estate of. P. D. Coleman, deceased,
are reqired to establish them at a rof
erenoe to bo holden in this Court, May
11th, 1894, at 10 o'clock, a. m.
JNO. M. CLAllDY,
April 10. >94-4t J. P. I.. 0.
FOR THE INDUSTRIOUS.
If you want work that is pleasant aud profitable,
lend us your address Immediately. We teach men
and women how to earn from S5.00 Per day to
83,000 per year Without having had previous
experience, and furnish the employment at whieh
they can make that amount. Nothing dillicult to
learn or that requires mueh time. The work Is
easy, healthy,and honorable, and can bedone dur
ing daytime or evenings, right in your own local
ity, wherever you live. Tho result of a few
houra* wm k often ?>qurtlH n week's wagen.
We have taught thousands of both sexes ami all
ages, and many have laid foundations that will
surely bring them riches. Some of the smartest
men in this country owe their success in life to
tho start given them while in our employ years
ago. You, reader, may do as well; try it. You
cannot fall. No capital necessary. Wollt you out
with somethlngthat is now, solid, aud Hiiro. A
book brimful of advice is free to nil. Help your
self by writing for it to-day ?not to-morrow.
Delays are costly.
E. C. ALLEN & CO.,
Cash or Installments.
New Machines traded for old
ones. A well equipped
Gonzales & Withers,
Columbia, S. C.
Are very essential when a
. person is ill ami adulterat
ed medicines cannot possi
bly have the curative
powers like wholesome
DR. B. P. POSfiY
keeps nothing but the best and
purest Drugs ,an\l Medicines
and people wanting anything
in my line will do well to call.
I also carry a large stock of
[eilet Articles, Stationery, Tebacca,
Cigars, Colognes, Toilet and
Laundry Soap and a hundred
ami one other tilings kepi in
a first-class Drug Store. I keen
of reliable houses constantly on
hand and sell them at reasonable
.prices. Yours foi mutual Benefit,
m. Wo wmm,Y4
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUGGIST
Parties wanting Guano and Acid do
lived anywhere in Laurens County will
save money by seeing or writing
1<\ D. BOLT,
Alma, S. C.
^r* I soil six different bra uds. if
Read this Simple Lisi of Undressed Fads and
/\ ?^\C^\(^\ Yards Simpson'? Block, Indigo Blue and other Calicos
ItV-Jv^/vJ at 5 oants por yard.
~t C^} f^if^l Yards Tooquin and Caloutfn Cloth at 7i cent?, not
J-C^v^V-/ quoted for lo38 than 8^ cents by other house?.
A big lot of ladies' undervesi j.t I Ono case Chnllios in beautiful
A big Hue of ladiefa' 15-cenls
Black Hose at 10 cents.
A pilo fast colored figured lawn
only 5 cents per yard.
designs only o cents por yard.
A big lino of Patterns at paraliz
1500 yards of Dross Ginghams
at 5 cents por ynids.
The greatest lino in the country ot prices that will interest you.
Our big clothing room is stocked with bargains from tho lowest
priced suit to tho (inost quality, and at tho lowest hard-time prices.
Onr Millinery Department is in charge of the best talent we enn
get. Our stock is large, our pricos aie low.
The Famous Clothiers, Hatters, Shoes
and Gents Furnishers of
Invite Laurens and vicinity to call and examine their grand
display of Nobby Spring Clothing, Lovely Scarfs, Ties. Bows", also
a magnificent display of Dress Shirts, Negligee Shirts, Collars,
Cuffs, Belts, etc.
Our Stock: is Immense
And ourpri:es rfre lower than over. Some people talk of "Fine
Sales" and Slaughter-Salesbut when we talk the whole com
munity knows it means something.
We fay CASH Jor all we buy, and know that none undersell us.
Men's Suits from .^2.00 to $30.00 ; Boys' Suits from 50CIS to $15 :
Boys' Knee Pants from 15c to $150.
The finest line of Ladies and Misses Shoes and Slippers that can
be found, at price", that will please.
Our line of Men's Shoes and Hats
are well selected and Cheap.
We have built tip our trade by puMing down prices, and Ine singe
ing, scorching red hot demand for cash makes the
sale at our store a lively event.
Come one, Come all, and see what wo can do for you.
DAVIS, ROPER & CO.,
The People's Clothiers.
?aiicr<?HKUL^A;?MX'Vtjav.^?r..v.??j^^ y?!".=?.?".mumm in i .
The }?cst Slices
for Hie Least Money.
X LADIES AND
85, &4 and S3.SO Drcas Qhoo.
0*3.17-0 Poiico Cfcco, ? SoIqs.
$2.450, $2 for Worklngmen.
?3 and! $1.76 ior Boys.
$3, 32.50 82, $1.70
CAUTION.-If any deMo?
off v.? you \V, r.. Dougl
?liOOfl r.i w rodunfcd pric-a,
:<jv ov .':ujs ho tins 1 lioiu wltli?
out I (to iiatno otonipcxl
kJ"'SP?S 'CC^ '"""?waa^ijX?^ iSRfe. out Cio ii.smo ctun ;?;1
/ >V? ? k, ' ,. v i. K oi.\tho)x.tl<.n?,i>i.i ? ii-.
WC Sitt f>, ?iowa ns it fraud.
W. .Lo DOUGLAS Shoc'8 arc stylish, easy Atting, aiul r;ive better
satisfaction nt the prices advertised than ftny other make. Try one pair ami he con*
irlncetl. Tiie stamping of W. L. DoucIaa' name and price on the bottom, which
guarantees their value, saves thousand-, of dollars Annually to those who wear them.
Dealers who push the bale of Vv*. L. Douglaa Shoes gain customers, which helps to
increase the sales on their full line of goods, o j.:.y C:m nfford to s?ll r.l n leso profit,
?nd wo boliovo you can fltwo ikoikv J>v IhivIuk vow. iiuilwrnr v ..It . n-;..
Ancd bolow. Cutuloguo froo \ii'oi\ unplicut iou. W. tu. UOUULAS: ltrocliton, Muss.
g)t&~ For Sale by THE LAURENS CASH COMPANY.
Laurens, S. C.
Valuable property in tho city of
l .aureus. The. old Prcsbytorian chuoli
and lot con tainin a about, three, ncros.
The church building is of brick, and in
the very best condition and can Ik- ?>.v
verted into a splendid residence lot.
Also a very desirable building lot next
to thi' now (htpt 1st ohui'oh. with a front
on Main stroot and on Coilogo street.
Both of these lots are very convenient
to the buslnOSS portion of town and
all tho churches and thogradod sohool.
This is a ?.reod opportunity for inves
tors and persons desiring to sooiiro a
home in the thriving city of Laurons.
Communicate with J. ( ). ?. Ploming
or Hi Y. Simpson, committee.
?/UV?, I'rfn. Cotninoixjiti Colli o
., i i,? .'<, !, Ky?, wm itfwn .'. i
j, ?Mfi diploma
? . :? rIAH EXPOSITION,
r .;/-.. iion, ??}??. f\)?T ii, rninptcto
.??.a HicliHUo i oitti.'u.liuuW*
t ?. i ii' .-r,.;il,>'. Typ? Itlim Atld
l <>r '"ircnlarH, ridfiC'S'i,
E. J. O'CONNOR j
uoh Broad St., Augusta, Oa.
OHOIOE <>U> WHISKIES,
AND LIQUORS OF ALL kinds.
The Lai gest* Liquor
House in the South.
t?tt* Mail orders receive prompt
Sept. 25, '93-3111
Hammer Awoy 'Till You Wake 'Km Up.
Wl?o is T^erc?
, J.O.C. FLEMINGS
let us in. We are knocking ut the
radiusn of twenty miles, with ^
ever before has been our privilege
claiming the "middle < ?t th< road."
difficult to step to our low priVcs.
T in uui
are done from necessity and soim
we act front both. We have the goods
necessity. The first loss is alw ays t!n? I
Turn a deaf ear lo this linnouiu
turn lo loss.
$ aiili be
you at ofcu
$3?? Prices w i,i
pour door and
house within a
(meats than it
I \. e feel safe in
Hilts will lind it
prices, and "cut
v)n some articles
the prices in the
on one side and
e.\ Some things
ice. In this case
. >u allow gain to
<7 r 'i
any make of
?mitura C; i
S, M. am
Oyspopsia, Liver Complaint, Chi pial , uU.ce, Torpor of
Liver, nud general debility following upoi malarial diseases.
Dropsy, Dinrrho a, Dyscptcr) ,Constipation,' llomonhoids,
Uterine, Ronal and Cystic Discus* ?. (leamaluriu
and Catania bin I derange.k
m & i ? v it mm*